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professional football back tt baltimore. baltimore.joining us on thee phone right nnw is brad jackson... former raven linebacker.. joins us on the phone with more on the former owner. what memorres do you have of art modell?he helped build the ravees into thh super bowl the ravens into the suppr bowl team you played &pon... that must have been a special time.1998-2001 according to the baltimore ravens... davvd modell... art's son... says he was there when his dad took his final breath.he said quote- "my &pbbother john and i were with him when he finally rejoinee the absolute love of his life, my mother pat modell."all over pacebook... people are reacting to his death.here are some comments we're getting: getting:barb says ...my heart will be heavy this onday night during the raven's start of the ssason. feel confident they will pay tribute to him..i won't be shedding a sure.allne i'm sure..- 3&tom says....est in peace mr. art moddll. we should take a moment to post a "thanks" to the modell family for what they have brought to our lives. becauss of art modell i &pwill have family memories tha
that theory..his second act begannwhen he arrfived in baltimore in 1995..and all of us are richer because of it.we'll have more, coming up in sports a little later. &pthere... was a somber mood... at... practice today.../ as... the ravens... get eady for their season opener... against the bengals.../art... modell... was the biggest driving force... behind monday which... is... when the ravens... hoot cincinatti.../ he... was... a... true visionary of the game.../ but he was so much more to the people who knew him... 3 former ... ravens president.../ david.../ - released... this stttement.../// "'poppy'... was... a special man... who....was loved... by his sons,.../ his... daughter-in-law... michelle,.../ and... his six grandchildren.... grandchildren...//. he... was... adored by ...the entire baltimore community... &p and generossty..../ and,.../ he... loved baltimore.../. made ...an he... important... and... indelible contribution... to... the lives... of his children,.../ grandchildren ... and... his entire
in baltimore and his choice to do so has change the way we think about weekends in the fall. >> he was called -- he expected he would call cleveland home. financial struggles and uncooperative politicians brought him to baltimore. he was returned to the nfl. it prevented him from returning. >> he never looked back after making the move but he also never tried to hide how torn he felt making the decision that would shape his legacy. >> no matter how promising, i love the city of baltimore and the people here. there similar in make up here to baltimore as it is in cleveland. it hurt terribly to see the last game. >> only five seasons after clinging to the nfl back to baltimore and baltimore back to the nfl, he dedicated the trophy to the citizens of baltimore. >> think you very much. -- thank you very much. to the people in baltimore city, the people in baltimore county, and to the state of maryland, this belongs to you. >> his love of the game never wavered. from an early age, he recognized football and his life would become a marriage of passion and destiny. >> what brought me to begin with w
baltimore ravens owner, art ws - modell... haa died. died.modell was 87 years oll... bruce cunningham gives uu a look back into his life... life... ((ttke pkg)) 3 -art modell meent a lot to this city-people are facebook page... megan has more on theirrreaction. peaction. good morninggguys,peoole all over baltimore... and across the nation are waking up with heavy hearts this morning... hearing this news.this is the tt baltimore. baltimmre.on our facebook page... people are sharing their memories:--craig ssys: i had the privilege of knowing mr. modell. he was a kind and gentle man. his sons are great and what a nice amily. thanks memory.--bob simply wrote... rip art modell--tyre writes: a legend in this town.--jean called him baltimore's hero --for some people they're appreciation for mr modell went even deeper... todd wrote on facebook... mr odell brought football back at the right time. itthelped me and my dad ith loss of my stepmom . thoss sunday's at memorial stadium helped our hhaling process and made our bond strrnger. let alone he fflled a void that baltimore had since 83. i am for
. just the impact he had on the whole nfl and bringing the tv. >> the only reason i'm in baltimore is because of him. only reason ravens have a team is because of him. only reason a lot of sacrifices that happened throughout the league is because of him. any time you can leave a legacy like that you know we -- we shouldn't mourn, we do but we should celebrate him. he is one of the most great men i have met in my life. for us to be in there i'm sure he knew and -- his eyes were open looking up at us and all of us around him at -- before we left just talking to him and praying with him. you know and ray just talked to him while we were right there. it was great just being there to see him off. >> one thing you think about when i think of life and death is how you end up going and he went peacefully. >> reporter: a >> a man who lived his life so well and you know he is in good stead with our savior and to be there and be a part of that is beyond description. >> to see those people in that room -- to see them salute art, talking to him, was powerful. >> i think one of the greatest
helped in the baltimore community. they have been a good friend to the town. >>> it's about more than just writing a check. for every cause art and his wife supported they were there, whether it was here or in cleveland. >> i think he should be remembered for creating a great learning center. the academic center was named for him. so when that ground was broke and when it finishes the construction in august of 2013 i think we can look at that when the library is in there and that there will be this legacy and love of learning that's renewed here at the school now. >> reporter: this is a school in southwest baltimore. every day close to 400 at risk children get a private boarding school education. the first class will graduate in two years and they have a new class starting out this year. the school is changing lives. next year the education center will openo, classroom space that will let the seed grow. >> talking about personal giving and caring and going out and doing things. it wasn't that he just gave the money and was to gracious that way. they gave money to saint vincent's, to
. . >>> such a sad day for the city. the man who brought football back to baltimore has died. art the former owner of the ravens died early this morning at the age of 87. jamie takes a look back. >> reporter: he gave us what we wanted. >> i said in five-years we will be an elite team. >> reporter: we became his family. > ladies and gentlemen, the ravens. >> reporter: when he named the team 17 years ago, a love affair was born. football was back in the town. nobody knew art better than tom. >> my thought was probably the key owner of all the nfl for what he did to football. >> reporter: he loved this game. it's ironic the man credited with starting monday nights football would have his team starting this monday night. >> he was such a great contributor to what the nfl is today it's unbelievable. we had a very special relationship and the guy was so special and why he isn't in the hall of fame is sinful. >> reporter: the browns and the player who paid still love the man to this day. >> art has been a friend of mine. he has come to my rescue. >> reporter: he would sell his share in the ravens, h
3 3 3 3 this morning... the ccty of baltimore is praying for art modell... the former ravens owner.the teams is telling us that the 87-year old has been h. hospitalized.megan gilliland good mooning guys,we called is johns hopkins hossital thii morning... they are confirming that art modell is there right now.they're not releasing his condition... neither arr the ravens... but a cleveland tv statiin is reportinn that modell's vital organs are failinn. they're closely monitoring his heaath jjst as we are.if you remember modell bought the cceveland rowns for 4-million dollars back in 1961... and moved the franchise to baltimore in 1996.while he is still ated in cceveland... he ii loved here in baltiiore.he gave the people in this town a win.he ttld our own bbuce cunningham once that he loves the pomp and circumstance maybb even more than the game itself. 1:27this is show biz bruce anyway you cut it it's not about being a sportsman win... sure i want toowin... i want to entertain as well1:56i worked to get where i ammtook care of people on the way up pnd i'll go out taking care of e
for performing on baltimore's busiest corners. -------------------------------- ------- another hot day tomoorow. the chances for thunderstorms.... in my skywatch forecast. -------------------------------- ---- and how 'bout dem first place o's? the return of orioles magic... and the special honor for one legendary player. 3 hello... im jeff barnd.../ jennifer gilbert's... off...// a... baltimore county ...jury... finds... wo men ... guilty... for their roles... in... the... towson ...ttwn center ...killing... last &pkathleen... cairns... says.../, both... on... all... ... charges..../// including... murder../., conspiracy... / and... handgun violations. violltions. frank williams and william ward are found guiity of ffrst degree pre-meditated murder. although they did not pull the trigger that ((hellenberger)"we feel like they need to be held as equally responsible as the shooter. " the victim: 19 year old rodney pridget was gunned down the week before christmas. just outside the towson town center, (stand
. that is -- every sunday. he's the man who's responsible for bringing football back to baltimore. this morning we have been told he's at the hospital reported to be in grave condition at johns hopkins. the 87-year-old purchased the cleveland browns that was back in 1961. he moved the franchise to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero here. he sold the minority interest of the team to steve bisciotti back in 2000 and in april 2004, bisciotti completed the purchase of the franchise. art modell right now johns hopkins again we're keeping a really close eye on the story and we're working the phones right now to get you the latest condition because he's been such a champion not only to bringing football but a also local charities here in the baltimore area. >>> another bier stick happening today -- big story happening today. mosquito spraying will begin in baltimore county and that's happening tonight. abc2 news linda so is here with all the details about the spraying. >> reporter: it's scheduled for tonight. in the millford mill neighborhood and workers with the department of agriculture will
by the way. i was a yankees fan -- now that i'm in baltimore. i know i'm wearing a lot of orange and i don't buy orange and this is a different thing for me. >> it's exciting. >> very exciting. >> we haven't felt this in a while and a lot of people heading down there want to know what they're in store for. >> a good time tonight. but we're going to be dealing with mainly dry weather and don't worry about it. very humid once again this morning that will continue as we duothroughout the day. gush go throughout the day. on maryland's most powerful radar as of now, we have a lone shower now as we step over across the eastern shore. but also if your travels are taking you into virginia this morning we're dealing with a light shower around reston, sterling, ashburn and also oakton but again the you are going to be along the eastern shore watch out for some patchy fog this morning and we have some heavier rain just to the north of federalsburg right now. this is starting to slide off towards the east. heading over into delaware and that's the scenario in terms of the wet weather. as we look at te
? >>> all right, finally baltimore's baseball town once again tonight the orioles will unveil the fifth in its living legend series and they are monoing the ironman. -- honoring the ironman. charlie back down there live at camden yards with the story and charlie important date in history. >> reporter: a wonderful date in history. 17 years ago today megan cal ripken jr. became baseball's ironman at 2130 games consecutive games played without taking a day off. imagine doing your job that day. going to work for over 2,000 days in a row and never calling in sick. but cal ripken he did it. and in 1995 he became the all time leader at 2131. tonight the o's are going to honor the ironman by unveiling the statue in the living legend park. cal is fifth. so cal is going to take his place among them. some things you need to know for the game tonight. gates are going to open at 5:00 and the ceremony around 5:15. then on the field ceremony at 6:20 tonight just before first pitch against the yankees. we talked to monica about this today. the game tonight is a sellout. a lot of people coming out to th
in baltimore and this morning, keep art modell in your thoughts, the baltimore icon is in the hospital. >>> and baseball's ironman returns to camden yards. the living legend statue for cal ripken unveiled just before the o's take on the yankees. a live report coming up this morning. >>> clearly charlie out live again at camden yards. somebody is excited about tonight's game. and we'll check in with him and a bit and in the meantime if you are headed downtown to go cheer on the o's you probably want to know how the weather is looking. over to meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone. we are looking pretty dry for the most part so we will continue that trend as we go throughout the day and also we'll get a little bit of sunshine in here it's going to look more like it did jed and the day before that. an isolated shower or storm is possible in the afternoon. the green spots indicative of rain showers this morning. very light in nature. 270 you are going to be seeing some wet weather there especially in virginia. rossville trying to get on the edge of light rain this morning
sprinkles this morning. heavy rains in parts of delaware. white sprinkles around baltimore -- light sprinkles around baltimore. a mixture of sun and clouds. not a big deal. high temperature of 88 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. relief in sight. your territory? let's check your morning commute. one closure in darlington. route one is shut down. avoid that by taking 95. we will have more details coming up. 95 looking good out of the northeast traveling down from the white marsh area. 61 towards 70. no problems out of the owings mills area. a problem at the bay bridge. the right lane is closed. 95 out of the fort mchenry is moving well and building in towards the tunnel. this is 295, showing building volume southbound down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> art modell is in the hospital. he's being treated at johns hopkins hospital. no information about his current condition. he was seen last month at a ravens preseason practice. his wife died in 200011. >> a sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash in darlington. it happ
for moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the ravens won the super bowl in 2000. he sold the ravens in 2004. news 4 melissa mollet is in baltimore and will have more on modell's passing at 11:30. >>> fairfax county schools may change how they discipline students. the disciplinary policy. news 4 megan mcgrath has more now from fairfax. >> good morning. every student in the fairfax county public school system is bound by the rules and policies of the rights and responsibilities manual. but that manual is quite large. it's over 40 pages. and it's actually in the process of being updated and changed. that process, however, has not been without controversy. some parents have called for a reworking of the discipline rules and they want input into that process. well, later tonight, the school board will vote on the makeup of a 29-person committee that will look at the policies and then offer recommendations to the school board. now, the committee is to be made up of administrators, educators and parents, but some are concerned that the committee is too heavily weighed towards staff members. and th
nature of the showers. the heavy stuff is over near denton and cambridge. around baltimore, nothing more than sprinkles. a mixture of sun and clouds. about a 30% chance a for a shower. high temperature between 85 and 90. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> art modell is in the hospital. he is being treated at johns hopkins hospital. no word about his condition. he had increasingly failing health of late. his wife died in 2011. >> several wildfires are burning in southern washington state. a fire is threatening homes near white salmon and the flames came within yards of at least one building. the fires combined have burned some 300 acres and the cause is still under investigation. a parking garage collapsed. workers were in the process of demolishing the structure. by the afternoon, all four floors suddenly buckled. one victim was treated at the scene. no explosives were being used in the demolition. so >> massive improvements to a new york parked -- some massive improvements to a new york park. each of the venue will get enhanced landscaping among
world is a parcelthe loss of history, a man who brought the ravens to baltimore, , has died. has more on his impact on the game. >> the man who brought the spirit and a game of football back to baltimore died early hopkinsning at johns sons by with his two his side. most importante nfl as thethe owner of the cleveland became the ravens them to baltimore in 1996. he also helped launch monday night football. maryland governor martin e preparesays, "as w exciting season of ravens football and purple friday's let us all take a art and hismember in our thoughts and prayers." his son david issued a statement saying, "he made an important contribution to the of his children, grandchildren, and his community. we will miss him." will be a moment of silence held him at the orioles came kicking off at 7:00 tonight. he was 87 years old. live, brianne carter, abc 7 news. >> he will be missed. the following breaking news. this coming from fairfax county it. authorities investigating a crashed.actor-trailer we will show you a live look at on interstatened near the lorton road exit, marker 163. quite
brought the nfl back to baltimore is fighting for his life this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins university hospital. modell gained attention in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore and eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's condition, but a cleveland television system is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> the georgetown man suspected of killing his wife is competent to stand trial. psychiatrists at st. elizabeth's hospital say 48-year-old albricht muth has stopped eating but is competent enough to understand the charges. he is accused of killing viola drath last year and his trial is set for october. >>> a 12-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder will have to wait until october to learn his fate. he offered a plea to involuntary manslaughter charges in court. an alfred plea does not admit guilt but does concede there is enough evidence to convict. the boy's accused of beating his 2-year-old foster sister to death in july. the court will determine
this hour. 73 at baltimore. 72 at culpeper and 72 at hagerstown. it will be a hot day today, folks so be prepared. yesterday's highs, we hit 90 at reagan national airport. expect it to be 90 degrees today. back to you. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. bill clinton fires up the democratic base. the former president took center stage on the second day of the democratic national convention. >> the threat of storms forced the organizers to move tonight's speech by president obama indoors. >> reporter: former president bill commit headline the second night of democratic national convention as he officially nominates president obama for a second term. >> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. and i proudly nominate him to be the standard bearer of the democratic party. >> reporter: former president clinton explaining why he should be re-elected. >> he is still committed to constructive cooperation. look at his record. he appointed republican secretaries of defense, the army and transportation. he appointed a vice president who ran against him in 2008. >> report
hospitalized in baltimore. there are reports that his vital organs are failing and that his conditioning worsening. he purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the relocation made him a hero in charm city but not much so in cleveland. he still holds a 1% piece of the rav an. >>> judy blume is opening up about her breast cancer diagnosis. on her blog yesterday, the 74- year-old said she underwant a mastectomy and reconstruction surgery after finding out she had the disease earlier this summer. she says her cancer was not detected by a mammogram or regular physical exam because she has dense breast tissue. her message for women is to get a sonogram. >>> can you take out your cell phone and record what police officers are doing in public even if they are fighting with a suspect. >> one man is suing d.c. police over just such a case. that story is coming up plus your weather and traffic. stay with us.  >>> welcome back. gwen is here, got the latest on the weather for us. i'm just waiting to get through this summer. feel like
a presentation of abc news. . >>> orioles magic reborn in the city of baltimore. >> another warm humid night and are we why for a foggy start tomorrow? the forecast in a minute. >> his behavior is the same as -- it's all about him. >> another woman speaking about what she said happened while working for john leopold. >> sky mile members for delta are in for a big surprise. why it may have people cooling their jets. the news starts right now. >> we start tonight with a growing case of orioles fever. they lost to the blue jays by two runs but that's all right. >> here come the yankees. it'll be crazy. orioles fans all came out to honor two of the greatest. they were both into the museume hall of legends here tonight. even after all these years you would think they still played on the same team. they were still joking around, eddie asked about the current version of the orioles and got a little side tracked. >> you know that's -- [inaudible] >> also former orioles, martinez as well as jimmy from loyola and coach gary williams. you know it's so fitting that topping off all the building ex
and questionable travel spending. >>> the man who brought the ravens to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins. modell's praised in maryland but vilified in cleveland after moving the browns to baltimore back in 1996. he eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's position, but a cleveland television station is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> a traffic alert now for drivers in northern virginia. a busy off-ramp in tysons corner will soon be back open. at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, crews will reopen the ramp from southbound 123 to westbound route 7. drivers have been using a temporary ramp. the regular rp had been closed while a tunnel was being built for metro's silver line. >>> 5:06 now, 76 degrees. a neighborhood on alert. a man bruised and beaten is sharing his story. >>> and the airline known for low fares that's now on the way to our region. >>> plus, hot and sticky weather. is relief on the way soon? storm team 4 meteorologist [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your
the friendship. >> this is wbal-tv 11 news in baltimore. >> good morning. i am stan stovall. we continue to follow breaking news into the newsroom. former ravens owner art modell has passed away. he died at johns hopkins or a.m. this morning. his sons john and david were at his side. he had been having increasingly failing health of light. our thoughts and condolences go out to the family this morning. let's check in the morning commute with sarah caldwell. >> busy in terms of today's. disclosure in effect at route 1. that is in the darlington region. 95 is your alternate for that. 95 out of the northeast, delays approaching white marsh towards the 895 split. southbound 83, down from padonia, you will see delays. 16 16 mi. per hour. 25 mi. per hour on average there. watch for an accident in millersville. 29 and 108, problem-free at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> another warm and muggy start for us. dew points are in the upper 60s. nothing of any consequence around baltimore. 30% chance of a shower or thunderstorm today. a mixture of clouds and sunshine, high tempe
health for a while. art modell as you know a hero to the town. he brought football back to baltimore but he's also always going to be remembered by an age credible giving person for everything that he did for this community. modell bought the browns that was back in 1961. then he moved the team here in 1996. modell dead at the age of 87. >>> news time right now 7:27. we're going to let you know what your looking at -- you're looking at as you head out the door this morning. meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone, maryland's most powerful radar picking up on some showers mainly off in virginia. if you're heading that way they have some heavy downpours but we're also dealing with the few showers now in southern maryland. snow hill, also around poke poke city. princess anne a light shower this morning. manchester a mixture of sun and clouds that will be the scenario through the day today. the temperature in manchester at 70 degrees right now. and we're also going to be dealing with a high temperature coming in right around 90. let's get a check of the traffic now with m
. >>> the man who brought the nfl back to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. a cleveland television station is reporting that art modell is gravely ill. modell gained national attention back in 1996 when he decided to move the cleveland browns to baltimore, where they changed their name to the ravens. he eventually sold all but 1% of the team. a ravens team spokesman says modell is at johns hopkins hospital but did not know his condition. >>> the nfl season is now under way. the redskins announced they'll be without starting safety brandon meriweather for the start of the season. he is out two to four weeks after he sprained his knee in practice. but you won't have to wait long to see robert griffin iii in action, just a few more days! fans caught a glimpse of what rg3 can do during his solid preseason games with two touchdowns and no interceptions, but there is no doubt he is feeling some butterflies for his first regular season game. >> everybody gets nervous. you know, everyone gets antsy, anxious, any word you want to use to put on that, it happens, but you do try to stay calm,
the friendship. >>> breaking news at 7:26. just into our news room, the baltimore ravens confirming that the former owner art modell has died. the team said the 87-year-old died of natural causes. >>> good morning, everybody. i'm aaron gilchrist. croften woods elementary school is closed today because it has now power. veronica has your forecast. >> looking at some rain out there, aaron. generally showers coming into fairfax county and prince william county and heavy a rain sliding out of eastern orange and culpeper. we're at 79 degrees right now and going up to a high today of 92. most of your rain should be before about 2:00, 3:00 today. aaron? >> thank you, veronica. traffic is next. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for...
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